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Philipsburg in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Philipsburg

 
 
Philipsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Philipsburg Marker
Inscription. "In 1797, to a wilderness of trees 150 feet tall. Clear streams, wild beasts, and friendly Cornplanter Indians, came 12 families who accepted Henry Philips' offer of free land. Here they built Mashannon Town, now Philipsburg.
 
Erected by Moshannon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.793′ N, 78° 13.242′ W. Marker is in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street and East Presqueisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 53), on the left when traveling south on North 3rd Street. Click for map. Located at the Philipsburg Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philipsburg PA 16866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Halehurst (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plumbe Forge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 11.4 miles away); Zenas Leonard (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Philipsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Philipsburg Marker
At Philipsburg Town Hall
Philipsburg Founders Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
3. Philipsburg Founders Sign
Doctor Konrad Bergmann
Joseph Barth (Bart)
Jacob Deimling
Eberhart Klumbach
William Leary
Doctor John Lepoldt
James McAuley
Jacob Meyer
Christian Ries (Rees)
John Schilloh
John Henry Simler
John George Schultz
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 298 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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